The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.05% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £300 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £277 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1282 1807 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.96% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1034 804
Median daily rate £375 £365 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 55 67
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £27.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 2 £344 +30.95%
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £275 - 3
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (28.57%) Migration
8 6 (28.57%) Replication
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (23.81%) ETL
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
11 3 (14.29%) SCOM
11 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) PowerShell

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (14.29%) Ingres
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
10 1 (4.76%) OLAP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Software Licensing
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Document Management
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau